from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In general, any pale dry condition of the skin in cattle and sheep; especially verminous bronchitis in calves: also used in referring to verminous gastritis. Properly speaking, it is a symptom rather than a disease.


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  • A paper-skin surface covering the honeycomb provides a high-bond surface that adheres to mud or plaster skimcoats, which can be painted over or wallpapered, the company said.

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